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Personal Rejection Letter

Join Dan and Kelly--a couple of everyday writers looking for some heat in a cold world--as they discuss the seedy underbelly of the lit life. From our duty as writers in times of trouble to the annoyance of literary magazine reading fees, your hosts have plenty to say.
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May 31, 2017

Aphorisms abound in this mean episode. 

May 24, 2017

Does "literature" have practical value? What constitutes "literature"? Who gets to decide? Should tax payers fund "literature"? Do the boys have answers to these questions, questions? Will all be revealed if you listen? 

May 17, 2017

The boys fantasize about the opportunity to "sell out," whatever that might mean. And Bigfoot porn. 

May 10, 2017

The boys are taking requests these days, especially good ones, like A.J. Wilson's question about the challenges and rewards of moving from short forms to book-length works. Kelly's all: blah, blah, blah, Knausgaard; blah, blah, blah, Walden. Dan's like: yadda, yadda, yadda, Alice Munro; yadda, yadda, yadda, Charles Portis. 

May 3, 2017

Dan, with every fiber of his being, supports the Nobel Prize Committe's decision to award harmonica player Bob Dylan the Nobel Prize for Literature. Kelly thinks it should have gone to Billy Joel. 

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